Ross Langford, BCom’ 89, LLB’89

Ross LangfordRoss Langford graduated from UBC in 1989 with Law and Commerce Degrees. Ross is actively involved in the UBC universe. Besides being on the Board, Ross is a member of the UBC Okanagan Athletic Scholarship Breakfast Committee, and was the Chair of the “start an evolution” Capital Campaign for the Okanagan campus.

As a Partner at Farris LLP, Ross provides business and strategic legal advice to a diverse group of businesses, business people, and institutional clients. His legal training is complemented by a finance and business background; he holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and has completed both the Tax Practice Course from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Canadian Securities Course. Since 2016, Ross has been peer-rated as a leading corporate lawyer in Canada by the Best Lawyers in Canada Directory™.

His other business and charitable activities include two terms as Chair of the Economic Development Commission of the Central Okanagan; multiple terms as a Director and Executive Committee member of the Central Okanagan Foundation; many years as a Director of Pacific Safety Products Inc.; was a founder, Director and Executive Committee member of the Okanagan Science & Technology Council; a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Altura Growth Fund (EVCC) Inc.; a member of the B.C. Business Advisory Council for the Western Diversification Secretariat of Industry Canada; a Director of the Axel Merckx Youth Development Foundation; a Director of the Apex Freestyle Ski Club; a Director of the Kelowna-Scottsdale Business Council; and, a Director of the United Way. He is also a former President of the Kelowna Bar Association and contributing writer to Okanagan Business Magazine.

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